September 6, 2015

“In the beginning he had been fresh and strong, and he had gotten a jobthat first day, but now he was second-hand, a damaged article, so to speak, and they did not want him. They had worn him out, with their speedin-up and their carelessness, andnow they had thrown him away!”Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906)Meatpacking workers carrying their product to unrefrigerated and most likely rat infested storage areasTo read more: www.ourgreatamericanheritage.com

More about Allen Cornwell

Allen Cornwell is a self-employed business owner and an adjunct American History professor at a small college. He lives in rural Virginia and enjoys history, sports, old movies and visiting all types of museums. Cornwell has had a number of American history articles published and he earned his M. A. degree in American History from Virginia Commonwealth University. He can be contacted at: allencornwell@mac.com

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